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Two Vietjet aircraft involved ground collision.

Old 27th Nov 2021, 16:03
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Two Vietjet aircraft involved ground collision.

Two planes collided and broke the wing tips at Noi Bai airport

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On the evening of November 27, two Airbus and Vietjet aircraft collided at Noi Bai airport, causing one of the wing tips to be broken.
TUAN PHONG The wing tips of two Airbus A321 planes collided at Noi Bai airport on the evening of November 27 - Source: Facebook Aviation ForumTalking to Tuoi Tre Online , the Director of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam, Mr. Dinh Viet Thang confirmed that there had been a collision between two Vietjet planes at Noi Bai airport at more than 6pm on November 27.

According to Mr. Thang, the collision occurred when an Airbus A321 Neo aircraft carrying Vietjet's flight from Da Lat to Hanoi rolled into the apron after landing.
TUAN PHONG The wing tip of the plane was broken after the collision - Source: Facebook Aviation ForumDuring the process of manually rolling this aircraft to the apron, the wing tip of the aircraft collided with the wing tip of a parked Airbus also of Vietjet, causing one plane to break the wing tip.

There were no casualties in the collision. All passengers and crew on the flight from Da Lat to Hanoi were safe and left the plane after the incident.

According to Director General Dinh Viet Thang, immediately after the collision, the Northern Airport Authority and related units made a record and conducted investigation to clarify the incident.

The flight crew and related personnel were also suspended for investigation.
TUAN PHONG The wing tip of the plane is broken - Source: Facebook Aviation ForumBefore that, on November 2, 2021, at Noi Bai airport, there was also an Airbus A321 Neo aircraft of Bamboo Airways being pushed from the taxiway position for flight QH1621 to Phu Quoc when it collided with the steering wheel. altitude with the upper case of the cockpit of another Airbus A321 also of Bamboo Airways.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has investigated the incident, but so far has not concluded the cause.

At 22:45 pm on November 27, informed with Tuoi Tre Online , Vietjet's representative said that the incident of two planes of this airline collided at Noi Bai airport when the Airbus A321 Neo with registration number VN-A544 from Da Lat landed. at Noi Bai airport at 18:09.

During the taxiing process, the VN-A544 aircraft collided with the wing tip of the parked Airbus A321 Neo aircraft with number VN-A636 also of Vietjet.

The collision did not affect people. All 120 passengers and 7 crew members on the flight from Da Lat to Hanoi are safe.

After the collision, both Airbus A321 Neo were suspended from service to assess the technical condition and serve the investigation process of the aviation authorities.

The airline temporarily suspended the flight crew, organized an investigation to clarify the cause of the incident, and reviewed the aircraft operation process to handle it according to regulations.

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That would do it: the steering wheel being in the wrong place.
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I think you'll find that a very high proportion of ground transport based accidents involve failure of the nut holding the steering wheel

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